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at unemployment numbers. you can look at where gas prices are at. you can look at the history of the city-state's to give you a sense of where the have been in the past and where they might be headed. it gives you a good sense of which states are in playing. you can play around and make your own map and the electorial map and sketched out a different paths for each of the candidates. host: so far you have 251 votes for president obama and 181 for mitt romney. what do you base the data and making this analysis? guest: and decided which states are in play, we look at an average of the polls. we look at the polls that are out there. you can see when you look at the data that is available but the polling numbers show. we're constantly getting new poll information. we will see the numbers continue to shift and change as the of election comes closer. they could potentially go either way. host: states in play? guest: we still see florida and ohio among the most coveted states. the have a lot of electoral votes. they are still very close. florida at this point looks to be about tied. you can see
america the shining city on the hill. i love this great country. i believe in you. we will take america back so that the world will wonder at the great things we have achieved. thank you, virginia, god bless you, and god bless the united states of america. thank you. i was born free ♪ born free free like a river raging stronger heart you't see my must be blind you can knock me down and watch me bleed but you can't keep no chains on me i was born free! i was born free born free i'm not good at long goodbyes but look down deep into my eyes i was born free calm, facing danger lost like an unknown stranger grateful for my time with no great -- no regrets close to my destination tire, frail and aching waiting patiently for the sun to set and when it's done believe that i will yell it from that mountain high i was born free i was born free born free i will bow to shining seas grace on mee god's i was born free i was born free born free [vocalizing] ♪ ♪ we need more jobs today in tehe usa i want my label to say made in the usa give a level playing field to us best cars ande trucks we can
, and run one of the most responsive city governments in the nation. even when that means rescuing citizens from burning buildings in the morning and shoveling snow from their driveways in the afternoon, i can only guess that come nightfall, perhaps a cape gets thrown into the mix there. he has fought for marriage a quality, and he has never shied away from calling out politicians like governor chris kristi, who vetoed our equality. as the co-chair of the democratic party platform committee this year, our guest led the way on securing a pro- marriage a quality plank in this party's platform. ladies and gentlemen, it is my privilege to introduce a mayor who fights for you, mayor cory booker. >> ♪ i've got the moves like jagger. i've got the moves like jagger. i don't need to try to control you. look into my eyes and i'll own you with the moves like jagger. ♪ >> good evening, everybody. [applause] i feel the excitement. i am telling you right now, this room right here has within it the spirit of our common ancestor. i am not talking about ancestry, blood ties. it can access the spirit of
the national press club. here's what i said yesterday at the new york city columbus day parade to the many bystanders. [speaking foreign language] that means everyone's italian. so it's tomorrow. so i'm back to not being italian anymore. there is perhaps no issue more complex than tax reform. but for all the disagreements on taxes as most policymaker, democrats, republicans, independents what the broad outline what tax reform might look like and you get a stark lingly consistent answer. broaden the base by getting rid of loopholes in the tax code that approach has distinguished lineage. ronald reagan and the 1986 congress invented this. in the upcoming talks on the fiscal cliff, we should scrap this. the old style of tax reform is obsolete in a 2012 world. it does not fit the times because there are two new conditions that did not exist in 1986 but are staring us in the face today. first, a much larger and much more dangerous deficit and second, a dramatic increase been income and inequality. old-style tax reform could make both conditions worse. but don't dismiss the old framework lightly
in 1991, i created my mentoring program was no city or state or federal funding. i have been running small businesses for years and putting people to work in situations that they have never been working before. i have shown people how to get themselves out of trouble. i want to stand up here as a change to what the status quo is. >> thank you, dennis. i want to thank the indiana debate commission and all of those that are here tonight, looking from around the state of indiana for this opportunity. i am running for governor for two reasons. i love this day -- state. i grew up in columbus, indiana. along with my wife, karen. i studied american history, worked a few years ago the law school. i have been president of a think tank and started my own business in which i had the opportunity to broadcast around the state of indiana and i can represent in the at the last 12 years in my state capital. -- and i have represented in the end of the last 12 years in the state capital. i think we can take indiana from good to great. on the campus of the high school, it is fitting that the first question d
down on wall street, not sesame street." victor is up next from oregon city oregon. what about your job status? caller: i have been unemployed for over two years now. i previously worked in the oil industry since 1979. i worked two years ago in nevada doing in geothermal wells. from that status, i got laid off from that position. i have been paying attention to where the jobs are, where the money is. and my home town in oregon city, i talked to people who tell me i'm overqualified and have made too much money and i would not be happy with a job status that i am applying for. i have been blessed now. i am seeking a job the same company since june of this year. now i will be going to work in north dakota which is 1,300 miles from my home town. i am going to be doing fluid recovery in the oil wells. unemploymenthat dropped to 7.8%, for example, what people don't understand is that not everybody that applies for unemployment is getting unemployment anymore. in my case, i drew unemployment for over two years. my status now is still unemployed. i am no longer collecting. people are not collec
in new york city to get the word out about the challenge that is girls face around the world. i'm very excited to introduce the advice source who have joined us this afternoon. thomas jefferson high school for science and technology, georgetown day school, albert ion tine high school, halls without walls. thank you so much. we applaud you and your work. thank you so much on behalf of women and girls around the world. >> i would like to give a special shoutout to hillary clinton and the united population fund, yesterday in very high level meetings pledged nearly $50 million for a campaign to end child marriage. [applause] >> i'd like now to ask eleanor smeal to join me. i've had the great privilege of working with her for 25 years. she is one of the contemporary women's movements and one of its most recognized leaders. in 1980 she was the first to define and prove the gender gap that it existed and she has been a key force ever since to secure women's rights. please welcome eleanor smeal. [applause]. >> thank you this is quite a year for us. this is also the 25th anniversary for the fem
with our city and county government. i am convinced kentucky's future is better than it might at first appear because of the quality of people and their willingness cooperate and move us in the direction of common good. if i was a betting man, i would get some money on kentucky and our capacity to get this turned around at a higher rate of speed. ex-president john allen roush, thank you very much for your time and for your information -- >> president john allen roush. >> thank you for the job that you and c-span do. >> back to phone calls. we'll be here until 8:30 eastern time and then you'll get an opportunity to see inside the hall and the last half-hour of preparations. you will get an insider's view tonight on this network. lisa is watching us in ohio. the question is, does the vice presidential pick matter, and if so, why? what do you think of this year's election? >> i think the vice presidential pick matters. paul ryan is a tea party advocate. that is what has inspired me. these kids think there should be a free ride to power, they think they should not have to pay taxes. everyb
the big bird. lessons that i learned as mayor of this city. if we invest in the talent, if we invest in infrastructure, if we level the playing field, we will grow the economy. frankly, we have a ball and chain. it is congress. congress is holding us back. we need to change congress in two ways. we people who are more fiscally responsible. when the people who know the basics of how to work together. you will hear these things a lot tonight in my comments. i was the governor who drew top tax fraud. i had to cut $5 billion from the state budget, including my own salary. i'm the only governor in modern times who left the office with a smaller general fund budget and when i started. i know how to be fiscally responsible. my opponent when into the united states senate in 2001 with the biggest surplus in the united states and six years later left with massive deficits. during his time in the senate, the national debt went up by $16,000. he conceded that spending was a problem in the senate. we also have people who need to know how to work together. i learned to cut crime bills and the econ
, we need more space for their ally israel. they see president obama in new york city the same day -- instead of meeting netanyahu, goes on a daily talk show. when we say that these options are on the table, the secretary of defense walked them back. they are not changing their minds. that is what we have to do, change their minds. >> you both saw benjamin netanyahu hold up that picture of obama with a red line and talking about the red line being in spring. can you solve this? if you are elected, can you solve this in two months before spring and avoid -- >> we can debate the timeline. i agree that it is longer. we both agreed that to do this peacefully, you have to get them to change their minds. they are not changing their minds. >> the ayatollah sees an economy being crippled. 50% fewer exports of oil. the currency is going in the tank. he sees the economy going into free-fall. he sees the world totally united in opposition. the president has met him a dozen times. he has spoken to netanyahu as much as he has spoken to anybody. just before he went to the un, i was in a conferen
london and other cities around the world. >> steven johnson is our guest on sunday. the director of a books will look at science history, the cyberworld, popular culture, live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span 2. >> the bureau of labor statistics has announced the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% in september, the lowest level since january 2009. president obama spoken by the job picture at this venue at george mason university. it is about 30 minutes. >> hello, everybody! [cheers and applause] hello, george mason! hello, patriots! [cheers and applause] good to see you guys. thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. everybody, have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well, it is good to be here. i am so proud to have katherine's support. can you give her a big round of applause for that great introduction. [applause] it's also good to know that we've got the former governor and next united states senator from the commonwealth of virginia, tim kaine! and your congressman, jerry con
to do it. i need you guys to all voters. we need to take back america and keep america the shining city on the hill. i love this great country. i believe in you. we will take america back so that the world will wonder at the great things we have achieved. thank you, virginia, god bless you, and god bless the united states of america. thank you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ time - kennyr chesney] ♪ ♪ ♪ george strait] ♪ ♪ >> see the next debate on c- span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. next, your comments and calls on washington journal. a look at the impact of the so- called fiscal clicked next year. >> almost 20 years ago we broadcast one of the most controversial stories and our 44 years on the air. it was called "yes, but is it art?" i was accused of somebody -- works that i question the worth hundreds of thousands of dollars are now worth hundreds of millions. >> what made everybody so mad? >> i discovered something that i could absolutely barely believe. when you question somebody's taste in art, it is more personal than their politics, religion
claimed that they were victims of reverse discrimination in the city of new haven, connecticut. next week, the supreme court will take up fisher vs. university of texas, which challenges whether the race of applicants can be used as a factor in granting admission to diversify the student body. that brings us to today's discussion. we gather here today with a distinguished panel to discuss the future of affirmative action. although affirmative action is a hot-button topic, and as i mentioned earlier, passion's tend to run amok when is the subject of the day, i am hoping to do a better job than jim lehrer and promised to keep our conversation civil and on topic. i am sure most of you are very familiar with our panelists, and if not, you have their biography in the handout. i would not insult your intelligence by reading what you can read for yourselves. however, i want to say by way of introduction that joining me today are debo adegbile, acting president and director of the naacp legal defense and education fund. if you want to come up and take your place. ward connerly, founder and presid
plant. it will cost us 35 jobs. it's going to cost the city of billings over $10 million a year in income in the surrounding area. it is going to add as much as 25% to our utility bills. that is the equivalent of shutting off the electricity to 100,000 homes. that's entire city of billings. that's the kind of economics we've gotten from the failed policy of president obama and from the failed policy of senator tester. >> congressman rehberg didn't answer the question why we should vote for him. the fact of the matter is, we had a broken healthcare system and we had to make some changes, and making sure people with people with preexisting condition have coverage. we have to hold insurance companies accountable. as far as the stimulus package goes, the shiloh road congressman provides avenue to get to one of your developments. it has been pretty important to billings. the fact is that the work that was done, is critically important we're going to move forward. i hope to get to that plant somewhere in here, or i will address it later on. >> thank you very much. now tom to your ques
factors, life experiences, rick and assist the city -- race and ethnicity. the last part is what abigail objects to. there is no role for the government to be sort of people by race. >> the university of texas of austin's has what? guest: they say the supreme court has endorsed education and diversity as a compelling goal for the government and an exception to the usual rule that the government should not be classified people by race. it is true, and a 5-4 decision, the supreme court said that, but the key vote, sandra day o'connor, has retired, replaced by a more conservative judge, samuel alito, so in that they give us a new result. >> what is the result of this, who will hear it, who will decide? guest: only eight justices will decide. elena kagan is reduced from oregon and the case as a former u.s. solicitor general. it is a good bet the four more conservative justices, if not to strike an entirely, will limit the use of race. the three more liberal ones will go the other way. as usual, anthony kennedy will hold the deciding vote. on the one hand, he has said there have been some pos
have a situation where if you look and research it, the city of london which is one square mile in the heart of london which is not even governed by the laws of england, the queen of england has to have special permission to go in there. that is the banking center in the world. there is no limit to the rehab provocation of collateral. that means they are manufacturing money out of medicare. that is why we have a two quadrillion derivative debt in the world. a america is only $16 trillion in the debt. the whole world is bankrupt because of that. what about their debt? congress to bail them out last time because they threaten to have martial law in the streets. host: we are going to go to a tweet. do you think the american dream has been downsized? that is the story -- that is the question this morning. we are watching to see the republican numbers come out. they plan to send their numbers of very sen. here is what about mitt romney. -- here is one about mitt romney. some other news stories from the campaign trail. expectations run high ahead of the single chance to face off. they
involved in seeking any public office in your city, in your county, in your state, you would find that it is very difficult to seek. public seek you have to take a lot of abuse. some of the things people say about candidates, it just is not right. but get yourself involve. i am also responsible for newt gingrich resigned. i made a statement about food for thought and you can go on the internet. and i talk about open marriage and adultery. that was the number-one hit in the world and i made it very clear that we are not going to allow these candidates to run for public office who have committed adultery. . i also gave a copy to senator mccain when he came into lakeland. i told him to give it to mr. romney, that it would help him. and newt gingrich resigned within a month and a half. i also made the statement and the commissioners in the county never stopped me. i put it so everyone can see it. it will be there forever. host: banks are weighing into the campaign. here are some comments on facebook -- you can share your opinion on facebook by looking for c-span. we have a poll on whe
in this audience are from the silly -- the city of billings. raise your hand. thank you very much. congressman rewhberg is suing each and everyone of you. i have talked about montana and people working together. the first thing you do when you've got a grass fire, the firefighters put it out and they put their but on their line and you do not respond and say thank you by filing a lawsuit, which is exactly what he did. that is not moving the committee forward. it has been a pleasure for the last six years to represent the great state of montana. people like thomas, who is a veteran in afghanistan and is still a part of active military. he lost part of his legs and an arm. he will have prosthetic legs at some point. to be able to move forward, those people give me a drive for this job. a person like lisa jones, who is a cancer survivor. she went to a committee health center that would not have been there if the congress men had gotten his way. she got a cure for cancer. critically important for early screening. and those kinds of people motivate me. and we have been able to work across party lin
the city. for example, chuck schumer will be speaking about the presidential election and tax reform, and we will have that live on c-span radio. speaking of the presidential selection, we cover all of the debates. our preview, of the vice- presidential debate begins at 7:00 on c-span and c-span radio. we have special programming every day, "washington today." it is a news and interview program. we invite you to listen in and call and as we catch up on the latest news of the day. supreme court oral arguments air on c-span radio. this week, the high court is hearing an argument on affirmative action. that will take place tomorrow. the court releases their oral arguments once a week, and you can hear the case on c-span radio at 4:00 on friday. saturday night, "american history," followed by "book tv." we replay "meet the press" and more, sunday afternoon. host: c-span radio is aired here in washington, d.c. if they do not live here, how can they listen? guest: new technology has made the radio station available on a number of platforms. you can listen to us on satellite radio and find
the earmarks right now. that is a wonderful thing. businesses in cities and others can compete for federal grants on a merit-based basis rather than by political patron is. that was a terrible system we had, and it is a good riddance. i am proud of the road i played the role i played. the last thing we need is to go back to the earmark era where politicians in the house and senate are picking winners and losers. that is not what we need. what we need is for the federal government to establish and create an environment where the private sector can flourish. >> talking about earmarks is exactly the kind of craziness we do not need any more. earmarked -- $16 trillion debt. earmarked account for 1/2 of 1% of the federal budget. we are better off, but talking about that is like talking about a drop of water in the ocean. the government does not create jobs. the private sector creates jobs. if you one example, take a look at texas. the people in texas are close to the people in arizona. why and there -- is their economy doing so fantastic? they are consistently ranked as one of the top state fri
. if you look at these charts that we have distributed over the country, and people going from city to city, talking directly, and i can hear in my home town they will be talking in the next few days, directly to the people, and we need to get the american people alive and alert, because the typical person running for office is gone to do what ever it takes to get their vote. i do not think he has any sense at all that they want this fixed. if we have that at the grass- roots level, he would have these people with different personalities, being reborn, and they would be out on the campaign trail. >> both parties are responsible for our current problems. >> yes. >> governments have lost control of budget, and has waited too long to restructure, but it is not too late. the american people are smarter than most politicians realize. they know we are in trouble. they're willing to accept tough choices as long as they want it to be part of a comprehensive plan that they deemed to be fair. overwhelming support for comprehensive reforms in a range of areas where everything is on the table, minimum
of a city in the sultry you like you are 12. -- and they still treat you like you are 12. she said come here, as are pulled me around by my hand. i said i am the mayor, mom. you're burning might image. she to be to table to table and said you have to meet these folks. this is the person that ran our voter registration drive. this is almost like she was saying pay attention. pay attention. this person thought for you. they struggled for you. they sacrifice for you. this is not about lot of voter rights for black civil rights. it was about american rights, about human rights, about the rights of the citizen of this nation. as i got older, that they reminded me of the clear truth. there were blacks, whites, latinos and asians. there were a gay folks and street books all marching for justice in america. they told me that you need to remember this from the beaches of normandy were there were black folks and white folks and gave the colts. you need to remember this. when people were fighting to expand, it everybody involved. we knew we were all in it together. deep and real african proper was true
businesses tell me that the pressure for the fast buck from city investors means they just can't take the long view. they want to plan one year, two years, ten years ahead but they have to publish their accounts in britain every 3 months. in line with the wishes of the best of british business, we will end that rule so companies in britain can take the long term productive view for our country. companies in britain are far more easily bought and sold than in many other countries. do you know that when a takeover is launched the hedge funds and the speculators can swoop in for a quick profit? they are not acting in the interests of firms or the nation. they are just in it for the fast buck. it is wrong and we will change it. and here is the thing, ladies and gentlemen, i invite british businesses -- work with us in advance of the next labour government. let's refound the rules of the game so we have a one nation business model as part of a one nation economy for our country. [applause] so friends, in banks, in education in the rules of the game for companies -- one nation gives us an u
and see how the day when my turn on the tv. umc the events in some faraway city playing out the way you had talked about in the morning. it was kind of magical. i think that i thought i was pretty much done then, so i decided at that moment i was not going to do 2012. my son was now year-old. he is the obama baby. i second son was born about the 120-day mark of the new administration. so we had a lot of stuff going on and home, too. but when i look at it, it is so different. i have 58 races under my belt. the obama campaign has not had one really this year. so i thought this is really hard work. some people may describe it in the news as a slog. i imagine it is. it's probably really hard to go that long. as far as what is the difference, i don't know yet. at this point you have to pick seven or 58 tests -- 57 or 58 tests to see how things are going, but not this time around. it's a pretty tight organization. i think the romney campaign has had a lot of the same challenges we have had and more in 2008 than this campaign in 2012. in terms of the difference between romney and obama this ti
and it was not until the 1970's that the vice president even stayed in the city. there were no major airways in, roadways in, and they finally found coolidge, and there was no justice of the peace around. his father was basically a notary, and he took the oath with his father with his hand on the family bible in the living room. the role of the vice president has changed considerably, and i would give credit to both romney and obama for picking a vice presidential nominee that not only could help them get elected but could help them govern. i think these are both, to a degree, responsible selections in that respect. i think no matter who wins, we will see either ryan for biden -- or biden play a significant role over the next four years. >> we are previewing the upcoming debate in danville, kentucky, and throwing in some vice-presidential trivia all along the way. let me share with you one of the mamas from 2010 during the height of the health-care debate, a meeting that took place at blair house across the street from the white house, and comments by then congressman ryan on the health care bi
pink areas. guest: 70 of the counties are red. the big cities are blue. the rural parts, a smaller counties are part of the republican coalition. if you look at election results on a statewide map, you will see mostly red. the blue areas is where the population centers are. host: turnout for election day and early voting, what are you looking at? to get out thetle base, for democrats in relatively few urban areas like columbus, toledo, akron, cleveland, dayton. and republicans getting out their base in rural and ex-urban areas, this will be critical. just as important if not more important than appealing to the meeting in voter. in this respect, this is why everybody looks to ohio every four years. a microcosm for the rest of the country, not in all respects but in this respect, where the battle over turnout will be huge. that's precisely why the obama campaign has been fighting so hard to preserve the early voting the last three days before the election, because they see this as a critical way of getting their base out. i think they think they are in a better position to do that f
and instability in their country and what ordinaire yemenis are thinking in the streets especially in a big city. the yemeni leadership is very concerned about the security threat. people in yemen are very concerned about some other country coming in and meddling with their affairs. there's a disconnect. the disconnect is growing and growing. i think there president gave you an assembly and in washington at the woodrow wilson center a very clear if factual assessment of what drones can do and how they are helping his government take care of some of the security problems. one of the things i don't think he has acknowledged is the degree to which that kind of intervention and the way that intervention is seen in any society generally is undermining the legitimacy of this transitional government with ordinary people on the street. >> it sounds like quite difficult research. multiple wars going on in yemen right now. how did you deal with your personal security? >> i relied on locals to provide my security. when i was in the north i had a very good interpreter who had an extended network of people a
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